Best Workout For A Six Pack?

  What many of us want is to look good. To look great. To be able to pull off our shirt at the beach or in private with a certain special someone and enjoy the feeling of them looking at us. That can mean working on our pecs, our shoulders, making our thighs thinner, losing […]

How Following The Calendar And Nutrition Plan Makes A Difference With Insanity

Too many people think that the Insanity Workout is all about going 110% and little more. They think that if you throw yourself into the workouts, no matter what order or how you’re eating, you’ll get results. That all is needed is effort and will power, and that smarts and planning or irrelevant. Well, as […]

Insanity Vs. Turbo Fire – Quick Impressions

Say you wanted to lose a ton of weight, just torch a bunch of calories, and you wanted to do so while exercising to one of the most intense and exhilarating workouts available. So you call up your local Beachbody coach, and you ask them: what should I do? Should I do the Insanity Workout […]

Start Your New Year’s Resolution TODAY!

Too many people like to think about putting their health and fitness on the priority list AFTER the holidays. I often think that the tradition of New Year’s Resolutions is an awful one, since it gives us an excuse to postpone getting healthy till after all the bad eating habits have run their course, and then make of what should be a marathon a sprint as people try to undo all the damage one over the Fall and Winter months in but a few weeks. So don’t be like everybody else: get in shape today!

Can You Do The Insanity Workout If You’re Out Of Shape?

Insanity WorkoutThe Insanity Workout is billed as an extreme workout. It’s meant to challenge even the most conditioned of top level athletes, meant to push people who are already incredibly fit and healthy to new extremes. The videos show terribly athletic people collapsing in pools of sweat as Shaun T urges them to go just a little further. Does this mean that the Insanity Workout is for nobody but the physical elite? Can somebody climb off the couch and give it a shot? The answer is simple: anybody can do Insanity. Read on to see how.

Why the Insanity Workout is Hard Work

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Everybody knows the Insanity Workout is hard. It’s billed as such, says it right on the box, warns you that this is an extreme workout, and that it shouldn’t be jumped into lightly. At first people revel in this intensity, love with a masochistic thrill how brutal it is. They recount war stories about each workout, compare just how bruised and sore they are. The more punishment they receive the more they feel they’re earning a whole new body, and as such they come to almost crave that intensity, that burn, the sting of sweat running into their eyes as they lie on the floor, panting for breath. But that only lasts for a couple of weeks before that love for pain becomes resentment, complaints, a struggle to keep going, and then they quit. Why? Why the change of heart? Why does that intensity at first thrill and then kill? Why is the Insanity Workout such hard work?